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CHECK OUT THE UPCOMING MARCH 2013 STREET RODDER MAGAZINE FOR A TECH ARTICLE BY CHUCK VRANAS!

 

Garage Night 2012 coverage by Chuck Vranas for Street Rodder Web:
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/events/1202sr_rolling_bones_garage_night_open_house_2012/index.html


Rolls and Pleats article:

http://jeanpierre.desvaux.perso.sfr.fr/rnpwebsite/37/thirtyseven.html

Recent Street Rodder Magazine Articles by Chuck Vranas:

CHECK OUT NEW ROLLING BONES ARTICLES ON STREET RODDER WEB!

http://www.streetrodderweb.com/tech/1108sr_1934_ford_highboy_coupe/index.html


http://www.streetrodderweb.com/tech/1103sr_ford_model_a_dash_and_door_tops/index.html  

http://www.streetrodderweb.com/index.html

Garage Nite Article

March 2010 Hot Rod With Heritage
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/features/1003sr_1934_ford_coupe/index.html

Garage Night 2010 Web Exclusive
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/events/1002sr_rolling_bones_hot_rod_shop_garage_night/index.html

February 2010 Lower the Bar
http://www.streetrodderweb.com/tech/1003sr_1932_ford_headlight_bar/index.html


Click here to view a video of the Poteet 34 Coupe on You Tube.

 

OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS WE HAVE BEEN HONORED TO BE INCLUDED IN TWO BOOKS AUTHORED BY TWO OF TODAY MOST PROMINENT WRITERS AND PUBLISHED BY TODAYíS LEADING PRODUCER OF BOOKS ON THE CAR CULTURE, MOTORBOOKS ( www.motorbooks.com )                           

                                         
THE ART OF THE HOT ROD             

           BY KEN GROSS WITH PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETER HARHOLDT             

             

    IT WAS A COUPLE YEARS AGO WHEN WE GOT A PHONE CALL. IT WAS KEN GROSS, HE WAS IN THE AREA AND WANTED TO COME BY THE SHOP. WANTED TO TALK TO US ABOUT SOMETHING!!!!                 

     WOW, KEN GROSS WAS STOPPING BY THE SHOP!  HE TOLD US ABOUT THE NEW BOOK HE WAS PLANNING. THERE WOULD BE TWENTY SHOPS. EACH UNIQUE, EACH IMPORTANT IN TODAYíS HOT ROD WORLD AND EACH WITH THEIR OWN CHAPTER . GOT TO ADMIT KEITH AND I WERE A LITTLE CONFUSED BUT WHEN HE SAID ď I CANíT DO THE BOOK WITHOUT THE ROLLING BONES INCLUDED - YOU COULD HAVE KNOCKED US OVER WITH A FEATHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!             

     IT WAS QUITE AN EXPERIENCE WHEN PETER HARHOLDT SHOWED UP ONE SEPTEMBER DAY IN FRONT OF OUR SHOP WITH HIS TRAVELING OUTDOOR STUDIO. BASICALLY A LONG TRAILER WITH A LIGHTING BOX SUSPENDED FROM AN ARM COMING OFF THE ROOF, A BLACK BACK DROP HUNG FROM THE SIDE AND A BLACK GROUND CLOTH. PETERíS BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS ALONG WITH KENíS WORDS HAVE RESULTED IN SOMETHING THAT EVEN MR. BONES CAN ENJOY OVER AND OVER AGAIN.              

  IT WAS A BLAST FOR KEITH AND I TO DRIVE OUT TO SEMA LAST NOV. IN GEORGE POTEETíS 34 THREE WINDOW FOR KENíS BOOK SIGNING. SITTING AT THAT LONG TABLE WITH SO MANY OF THE OTHER BUILDERS AND SIGNING BOOKS  WAS AN EXPERIENCE THAT WE WILL LONG REMEMBER.   WHAT A TRIP THOSE THREE WINDOWS OF OURS HAVE TAKEN US ON.              

 

MR. BONES GIVES ď THE ART OF THE HOT ROD ď HIS HIGHEST RATING  AND SAYS , BUY TWO , ONE FOR YOUR COFFEE TABLE AND ONE IN CASE ONE OF YOUR CHEAP FRIENDS STEALS IT !                                                          

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HOT ROD GARAGES             

           BY PETER VINCENT

 


             

A COUPLE YEARS AGO WE WERE ALL SITTING DOWN FOR BREAKFAST IN WENDOVER AFTER A WEEK OF RACING AND PETER TOLD KEITH AND I ABOUT THE NEXT BOOK HE WAS DOING. OF COURSE WE WERE SILENTLY HOPING HE WOULD SAY HE WANTED TO INCLUDE US BUT EVEN BETTER HE SAID HE WANTED US TO BE ONE OF THE MAIN CHAPTERS.   

           

WE WERE TO HAVE THE ONLY BUILD UP  (THE SAME GEORGE POTEET 34 THREE WINDOW THAT WE  LATER WOULD DRIVE TO LAS VEGAS FOR THE ďART OF THE HOT ROD" BOOK SIGNING, DAMN AINíT HOT RODS GREAT ) AND SINCE HE LIVED SO FAR AWAY WE WOULD SUPPLY THE BUILD UP PHOTOS. ( NOW TALK ABOUT BEING INTIMIDATED , WE ARE GOING TO HAVE OUR ď PICTURES ď IN A BOOK FULL OF ď  PHOTOGRAPHS ď BY ONE OF THE MOST RENOWNED PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE WORLD! (GULP, DOUBLE GULP.)              

 

DONíT REMEMBER IF IT WAS THE FIRST TIME I TOOK NINTH GRADE ENGLISH, HELL THE ONLY THING I DO REMEMBER WAS THE TERM ďDANGLING PARTICIPLE,"  STILL DONíT KNOW WHAT IT MEANS ONLY THAT I THOUGHT IT WAS FUNNY. GOT ME A NIGHT IN DETENTION!!!!! 

                

NOW ALL OF THE SUDDEN I THINK IíM SOME KIND OF WRITER, CAN'T SPELL. DONíT GRAMMAR WELL, AND SENTENCE STRUCTURE Ė FOR- GET ABOUT- IT . ANYWAYS I HAVE FUN AND CRACK MYSELF UP NOW AND AGAIN .             

 

SO, PETER SAYS WOULD ď YOU LIKE TO WRITE THE CHAPTER?Ē                                                                                   "HELL YES" I said quietly.  THIS DIDNíT MAKE IT IN THE BOOK BUT IT DAMN SURE DESCRIBES IT!!!  IF ONLY MY NINTH GRADE ENGLISH TORTURERS, OOPS   MEANT TO SAY TEACHERS COULD SEE ME NOW. .                                                                         

              (most of them left the profession shortly after I made tenth grade)             

             

PUSHING THE BUTTON ON A CAMERA, TAKING PAINT AND BRUSH TO CANVAS OR BOLTING TOGETHER THE RIGHT PARTS, NONE OF THESE EXERCISES NECESSARILY MAKE A WORK OF ART.  THAT REQUIRES SOMEONE WHO IS ABLE TO ADD THAT ELUSIVE SPARK WHICH CAPTURES THE IMAGINATION.             

 

IN "HOT ROD GARAGES" PETER HAS BROUGHT TOGETHER A COLLECTION OF THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO WHETHER CONSCIOUSLY OR NOT, ARE ABLE TO INSTILL INTO THEIR WORK THAT WHICH STIRS THE SOUL.  EACH HAS HIS OWN INDIVIDUAL PATH, BUT ALL  ARE ON THE SAME QUEST, THE CREATION OF A LIVING, BREATHING, ROLLING WORK OF ART THAT ONCE COMPLETED WILL REACH OUT OF THE SEA OF SAMENESS THAT HAS BECOME STREET RODDING, AND GRAB YOUR VERY SOUL!             

      MR. BONES HAS READ PETERíS BOOK SEVERAL TIMES ( ESPECIALLY CHAPTER 12 )   AND MR. BONES SAYS GO OUT AN BUY TWO OR HE WILL COME AND HAUNT YOUR SHOP. BELIEVE US WHEN WE TELL YOU, YOU DONíT WANT MR. BONES LOOKING OVER YOUR SHOULDER !             

             

MR. BONES GIVE ď HOT ROD GARAGES ď HIS HIGHEST RATING                           

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MOVIE REVIEW


OK BOYS AND GIRLS , GRAB SOME WINGS AND A BREW , ITíS TIME FOR MISTER BONES TO ENLIGHTEN YOU ABOUT THE NEW SUREFIRE NOMINEE TO WIN A GOLDEN SHIFTER; SO FAR OFF BROADWAY ITíS IN THE BRONX; MAJOR MOTION PICTURE JUST RELEASED BY ďATOMIC HOT RODS" AND THE RENOWNED FILM DIRECTOR BRIAN "THE SKINNY WHITE BOY" DARWAS AND PRODUCED BY HIS SIDEKICK JENNIFER CARCHIETTA ...

"THE ROAD TO BONNEVILLE"

    

ITíS GREAT ---- 

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CANíT YOU JUST SEE THEM MAKING THEIR WAY ALONG THE PURPLE CARPET DRESSED TO THE 3íS FOR THE AWARDS CEREMONY ?

MR. BONES GIVES IT FIVE SKULLS

       


 

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